motor vehicle accident

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The unintended collision of one motor vehicle with another, a stationary object, or person, resulting in injuries, death and/or loss of property. MVAs kill 45,000/year—US; 60% are < age 35 and account for 500,000 hospitalizations and most of the 20,000 annual spinal cord injuries, at a cost of $75 billion/year. Motor vehicle accidents are also known as road traffic accidents

motor vehicle accident

Public health A morbid condition that kills 45,000/yr–US; 60% are < age 35; MVAs account for 500,000 hospitalizations and most 20,000 spinal cord injuries, at a cost of $75 billion/yr
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A 29-year-old G0P0 South Asian female was brought into the ED via ambulance following an MVA at freeway speeds involving multiple vehicles.
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However, there was not any significant difference at 0 and 30th min between sexes while female patients had significantly higher level of pain scores only at 15th minute according to mVAS scores (p = 0.027).
The dramatic increase in MVAs as a cause of trauma confirms the World Health Organization predictions, and presents a new challenge in terms of injury prevention.
Similarly, the causes of injuries in this study compare with the international literature, with MVAs and falls being the two largest categories.
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Traditional mobile value added services (MVAS), which primarily comprised of messaging, ring-back tones, and occasional web sessions, has now passed its product maturity cycle, thus laying the foundation to what we call VAS 2.0 or digital mobile services, covering interactive applications and internet-enabled services.